Monument record 0418700000 - C300M NW OF DORTON CHURCH

Summary

Possible earthworks of a deserted medieval village seen on aerial photographs but not on the ground

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • SHRUNKEN VILLAGE? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

POSS PATTERN OF VILLAGE DESERTION NOTICED ON A/P,MUCH FLATTENED BY PLOUGHING,COULD WELL BE NATURAL F ORMATION(BI1).FLAT,LEVEL,SEEMINGLY WELL DRAINED FI ELD-IDEAL SITE FOR SETTLEMENT(NB PROXIMITY OF CHUR CH & MANOR HOUSE).POND IN CENTRE.BUT NO FEATURES V ISIBLE ON GROUND.(BI2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC115 Bibliographic reference: A/P NMR,COPY AT BCM.
  • <2>SBC3410 Bibliographic reference: DAVIES MAX & PIKE A R,22 FEB 1978,FIELD VISIT.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 6762 1403 (440m by 480m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish DORTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC17425)

Record last edited

Sep 27 2011 1:40PM

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